Onyx - Photo Courtesy of Dave Raynor
Seattle, Washington
1968 ~ 1976


Vincent Bembry ~ Drums
Leonard Berman ~ Guitar, Vocals
James Chirillo ~ Guitar
Toby Croone ~ Organ
Gerald Gipson ~ Tenor Saxophone
Melvin Guidry ~ Saxophone
Mark Minkler ~ Trumpet
Dave Raynor ~ Guitar
John Rekevics ~ Tenor Saxophone
Luther Sligh ~ Bass
Bobby Speer ~ Trumpet
Michael Taylor ~ Baritone Saxophone
Robert Vaughan ~ Vocals
Cliff Weiss ~ Trumpet
Bobby Verzola ~ Guitar
Bonnie ? ~ Vocals

Darryl Weiss ~ Manager
Roger Mitchell ~ Sound/Roadie

In Memory of

Toby Croone
Michael Taylor
Darryl Weiss

ONYX at Paramount Northwest, Opening for Bootsy's Rubber Band
 Clifford Weiss, Melvin Guidry, Michael Taylor, (Onyx Horns)  Rob Vaughn, Lead vocals
Photo Courtesy of Cliff Weiss

Bobby Speer, Dave Raynor, Luther Sligh
Micheal Taylor, Michael Cook, Vincent Bembry
Melvin Guidry, Toby Croone

At The Gasworks Tavern in about 1973 - Courtesy of Mark Minkler

Courtesy of Mark Minkler

Clifford Weiss, Melvin Guidry, Michael Taylor, Rob Vaughan - Paramount Northwest opening for Bootsy Collins
Photo Courtesy of Cliff Weiss

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Last Update: 19 July 2013
Credits:  James Chirillo, Darryl Riffero, Leif Eddy Haynes, Cliff Weiss, Dave Raynor, Marty Tuttle, Bob Speer, Mark Minkler
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